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Nurs Older People. 2009 May;21(4):34-8; quiz 39.

Prevention of hypothermia.

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School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee.


This article examines normal thermoregulation and the changes in temperature control associated with the ageing process. Factors that influence hypothermia in older people are identified and the article concludes with advice that nurses may give to older people to prevent hypothermia.

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